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Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses IV, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 2, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - Most of the Fourth Hour of the Book of Gates is shown in this scene. In the upper register are two bodies of water, probably versions of the Lake of Fire, guarded…
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Painting from the tomb of King Seti I, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 17, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - Thoth, patron of scribes and god of wisdom, is depicted for the first time in the tomb of Seti I. In this scene, he embraces the king and welcomes him to the…
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Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses III, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 11, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - This scene from the tomb of Ramesses III, depicting the king offering incense to the god Ptah, displays the ravages of time, with much of the painted plaster having fallen from the…
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Painting from the tomb of King Siptah, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 47, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - This vignette from the tomb of King Siptah, penultimate ruler of the 19th Dynasty, is one of the many associated with Spell 151 of the Book of the Dead and shows Anubis tending…
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